Jackson County Board of Commissioners are the general administrative
body for county government. They are the county government taxing,
budgeting, appropriating, and purchasing authority. Their duties
include hearing and ruling on annexations, approving drainage
improvements through the petition ditch process, establishing
sewer districts and making improvements, and providing for solid
also appoint department heads and members of a variety of boards.
In addition to these explicit duties, commissioners are required
to be active in promoting the growth and welfare of many countywide
agencies and organizations.
formal and official actions must be taken by the Board of County
Commissioners, acting as a body, by a majority or unanimous
vote. The Jackson County Commissioners meet on Tuesday morning
at 8:30 am.
County Courthouse Annex
275 Portsmouth Street
Jackson, OH 45640
fax (740) 286-4754
Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
meetings: Tuesday mornings at 8:30 am